Benefits of Membership

Benefits of membership include:

Strategic interface between the VCS and statutory bodies/VAC networks, forums/themed events
  • Championing collaborative working between the voluntary and statutory sectors
  • Feeding information on new strategic developments through VAC’s networks and communications
  • Multi-sector themed problem-solving workshops with key statutory sector decision-makers (places subject to availability)

Volunteer brokerage service

  • Your volunteering opportunities promoted on Volunteer Connect
  • Volunteer enquirers with the skills you’re looking for signposted to your organisation
  • Information on the number of enquiries we receive about your volunteering roles

Inclusion in Coventry 4 Good initiatives

  • Your group will be profiled on the Coventry 4 Good website and at events/activities VAC undertakes (for example at recruitment fairs/business network events) for a specified period of time
  • During this time you can make requests for donations for specific items i.e. for refreshments for your luncheon club, toys for your play group etc via the Coventry 4 Good website
  • Invitations to Coventry 4 Good events/network opportunities
  • As a member you will always be notified of any offers we receive i.e. furniture donations, businesses looking for team volunteering opportunities before we approach non-members

Entry into VAC on-line Directories

  • Information about your group/services included in the Voluntary Sector Directory on the VAC website
  • Your volunteering opportunities promoted via Volunteer Connect on the VAC website.

Info via 10 e-bulletins p.a. plus additional mailings

  • Up to date information on policy development, new initiatives, funding opportunities and events relevant to the voluntary and community sector

Your information included in e-bulletins

  • Information you wish to share with other members included in editions of the e-bulletin (i.e. job adverts, or new services)
  • Your information shared through VAC social media

Voting rights at AGM

  • As a full member you will be able to vote at the AGM and join the VAC management committee